Singapore inflation eases further to 0.6% in September

Core inflation continued to inch down to 1.9 per cent in September, from 2.1 per cent in August. -BT

Mark Zuckerberg gives 30-min interview entirely in Mandarin

When asked why he decided to learn Mandarin, Zuckerberg said that he wished to communicate with his wife's relatives. -AsiaOne

Room to grow

Rebuilding an old house from the ground up afforded this couple a bigger canvas for their vision of a living space for their growing family and much-loved pets. -BT

Airlines adopt new rules to avoid crew fatigue

Singapore aviation authority imposes changes to rostering rules after review. -ST

Check out Brunei's affordable public housing bungalows

According to a report on Taiwan's Set TV news, the price tag on one of these government-subsidised homes and the land it is built on is around $84,000. -AsiaOne

5-room flat transformed into sleek bachelor pad

Designers from Xin Concept decided to highlight the spaciousness of the five-room flat with a clean and contemporary look. -AsiaOne

Another CEO quits CapitaLand group

Impact of residential business chief's departure 'limited'. -ST

Investors eye rich pickings in shophouses

Median prices of shophouses have surged by 50 per cent in the last two years. -ST

Asia's woes weigh on luxury brands

LVMH saw its sales drop by 3 per cent in Asia, excluding Japan, in the third-quarter of this year. -AFP

New home sales hit lowest since late 2008

Reflecting the sustained impact of tighter mortgage rules. -My Paper

Joining the exclusive club of CEOs aged under 35

Only 7 per cent of local corporate chiefs are aged between 30 and 40. - ST

Starting up is hard to do - but it's oh so rewarding

Investment experts offer tips on how to grow an idea, make it work and when to exit. - ST

Ambition, industry and a bit of luck

Gas tycoon and taxi towkay started out earning just $30 a month sweeping floors. -ST

S'pore core inflation set to ease next year

Core inflation is forecast to average between 2 and 2.5 per cent this year, and between 2 and 3 per cent next year. -My Paper

Apple, Facebook will pay for female employees to freeze their eggs

Silicon Valley companies are offering an array of new family-planning perks. Apple said it also reimburses eligible expenses associated with the legal adoption of a child. -Reuters

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The uncommon everyman banker

Samuel Tsien, group CEO of OCBC Bank, is banking on the values and qualities of Everyman Sam to guide OCBC through the wake of the global financial crisis. -BT